Disturbed by the nightmare / Bernard Barton -- Consolation to parents under the loss of infants / Mrs. Washbourn -- The captive squirrel's petition / Miss Susanna Strickland -- The market woman's adventure, or, Nuts or nut shells -- Guy Fawkes / Bernard Barton -- Friendship / Jane Bourne, of Elford -- The magic lantern / Mrs. Ardy -- "Papa!", a maiden speech / Gill Timms -- The monkey and the toilet -- A favourite cat's epistle to three young friends abroad / Miss Anna Maria Porter --... Topics: English poetry -- 19th century, English wit and humor
Publisher's printed tan wrappers; woodcut vignette on upper wrapper repeats vignette on t.p.; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper Topics: Thunderstorms -- Religious aspects, Lightning -- Moral and ethical aspects, Rainbow -- Religious...
A rolling stone never gathers moss; or, The life and adventures of Charles Restless -- The mischiefs of gossipping; or, The history of Dame Prate-a-pace and her granddaughter Bridget -- The rewards of honest industry; or, The history of Thomas and Jenny Meadows Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
The disappointment -- The reformed daughters -- The fatal quarrel -- Knowledge encouraged -- Gratitude for good advice -- Triumphs of virtue over poverty -- The struggle Topics: Children -- Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
byLeathley, Mary Elizabeth Southwell Dudley, 1818-1899
The eagle -- The duck -- The quail -- The robin redbreast -- The bullfinch -- The albatross -- The owl -- The goose -- The magpie -- The pheasant -- The flamingo -- The swan -- The kestrel -- The vulture -- The parrot -- The lapwing Topic: Birds
byLee Stanfield, Author and Alison Jeffs, Illustrator
A Book Of Sorts is very timely in its focus and message, with a humorous, whimsical delivery. A rhyming tale, it presents assorted colorful and uniquely original beings facing challenges brought about by their differences, and the effects of their actions on their habitat and health. If they are to survive, they must learn tolerance and cooperation.The book contains abundant humor for adults and children, and its large colorful illustrations make it very appealing, even to children who cannot... Topics: children's book, values, rhyming, environment, tolerance, cooperation